Release Notes

Release Notes is a weekly podcast about building online businesses and financial freedom. We discuss inspiration, design, marketing, promotion, business, trends, and tools – everything but the code. Each week, we cover topics for the new or curious independent developer looking to launch or grow online business. Whether your business is SaaS, desktop software, mobile apps, consulting, or a productized service, here you’ll find tips for success as well as warnings about the pitfalls we’ve encountered along the way. The show is hosted by Charles Perry, owner of RelaNet, and Joe Cieplinski, Creative Director of Bombing Brain Interactive.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 369 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

#367: Curtis Herbert

Today we talk to Curtis Herbert about his iOS app Slopes and his work to bring it to Android. Curtis shares the story of hiring and firing an Android developer and the effect that this year’s weather and pandemic had on revenue.



#366: Your Customers Can Add

Today we talk to Charles about the new features that RelaNet will soon be offering, and how he plans to incorporate them into his pricing. We talk about his plans to offer a more expensive team plan, what that plan might look like,



#365: The Transitive Property of Programming

Release Notes Happy Hour on May 14! See show notes for details. So, it turns out that Joe is Android-curious. Today we talk to him about his interest in learning Android development, the current market for Android developers,



#364: A Full-Fledged Fork

Today Charles talks more about the e-signature solution that he settled on, and how he is using the product’s vendor as a pseudo-low-cost contractor to get the custom changes he needs in the short-term and the training he needs to maintain the product ...



#363: A Couple of Boo Boos

Today Charles shares the story of how he crashed a server and survived a self-inflicted DDOS, all in one week. We talk about the backstory, the recovery, and lessons learned. Mailing List Every month there are more great articles and content about the ...



#362: Regular Sierra

Today Charles reveals that he’s considering getting a new laptop… and it might not be Mac. We talk about why he considering running Linux on a Dell, and why he is desperately hoping Joe can talk him out of it.


 2020-04-20  33m

#361: Basically, the Next Great Depression

Today we look at how the pandemic and the resulting economic downturn has affected the contracting business, specifically Joe’s. We talk about growing layoffs among contractors, the necessity of contractors being more flexible than usual with their rat...


 2020-04-13  33m

#360: The Weird Older Brother

Today we discuss the 10th anniversary of the launch of the iPad. We talk about the evolution of the iPad into a device that supports a keyboard and trackpad, whether we could use an iPad as our main computer,


 2020-04-06  38m

#359: There Might Be Multiple People on This Team

Today Charles talks about his failed attempt at advertising, his theories on why his advertisement didn’t perform, thoughts on why the response from his email list was better, and the progress he’s made on evaluating a new e-signature solution for his ...


 2020-03-30  35m

#358: Hyper Not-Wanting-to-be-Smarmy

Today Charles talks about how the recent postponement of the U.S. income tax filing date is affecting his business. We talk about seizing an unexpected advertising opportunity, a sudden new deadline that hits tomorrow ????,


 2020-03-23  35m